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Smerdon Gets Life Ban, Vasil Three Years

BY G1X STAFF - @g1xracing
1 week ago Horse Racing

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board have adjudicated on the Aquanita Inquiry.

The penalties for the illegal treatment of horses on race day were handed down at the County Court in Melbourne today.

The other people involved in the scandal have received varying sanctions.

Trainers Stuart Webb has copped a four-year ban, Tony Vasil a three-year ban, Trent Pennuto a two-year ban and Liam Birchley a one-year ban.

Additionally, stable hand Daniel Garland has been disqualified for one year.

Smerdon may also face a hefty financial sanction for his involvement in the doping saga.

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